Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation at Roosevelt University hosts a conversation about how incarceration effects families. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: incarceration
Protestants for the Common Good hosts the Robert B. Wilcox Symposium on Criminal Justice with a discussion about incarceration alternatives. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: incarceration
Part two of this program continues with Protestants for the Common Good hosting the Robert B. Wilcox Symposium on Criminal Justice with a discussion about incarceration alternatives. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: incarceration
Occupy the Airwaves Covering the local, national and global Occupy Movement. 103.3FM WXOJ-LP Northampton, MA Community Radio - Run by the Community www.valleyfreeradio.org occupytheairwaves.wordpress.com Show focus: Mass incarceration, with special guest Lois Ahrens of the Real Cost of Prisons, and the Fall Valley Free Radio fundraiser Topics: Occupy, mass incarceration
Maya Schenwar is the author of Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better. She discusses the book, what to do about prison, and her own family's experience. She is also the editor-in-chief of Truthout. She mentions this article during the show: http://davidswanson.org/node/4583 Topics: prison, incarceration, maya schenwar
The US has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, and racial minorities are imprisoned more at a greater rate than whites. Why? Angela Jordan DAvis chats with Marc Mauer of the Sentencing Project. Topics: sentencing, prisons, incarceration, racial disparity
After 44 years unjustly imprisoned, former Baltimore City Black Panther Marshall "Eddie" Conway gave this talk at Red Emma's on 5/22 about his work inside and outside of prison with at-risk youth. Topics: youth, mass incarceration, Black liberation
Members of the National Academy of Sciences talk about a new report looking at the cause of rising incarceration rates in the U.S. and what can be done to curb the trend. Topics: Discussion on U.S. Incarceration Rates, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
Listen to the filmmakers of WAITING FOR MAMU and an expert in the field of criminal justice talk about issues of children and incarcerated parents both here and abroad. Topics: Incarceration, nepal, katmandu, Ortiz, Thomas, film, documentary
Left Forum 2009 Women on the Margins: Incarceration and Resistance in the Current Era 19 April 2009 Pace University NYC Laura Whitehorn (former political prisoner and senior editor of POZ Magazine), Diana Block (California Coalition for Women Prisoners, The Fire Inside newsletter and author of Arm the Spirit: A Woman's Journey Underground and Back) and Joanne Macri (Immigrant Defense Project) Soffiyah Elijah - human rights attorney, Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Institute Victoria Law -... Topics: prisons, detention, whitehorn, women, prisoners, incarceration, resistance
A large percentage of California's inmates return to prison after their release, prompting citizens and state officials to ask if it needs to be that way. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with a parolee who faced life imprisonment, public officials, and other experts about the pros and cons rehabilitation. Topics: Rehabilitation, Incarceration, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Wednesday: We continue our coverage of the growing crisis in Iraq with Ross Caputi, a Vet of the occupation of Iraq and author of “Unthinkable Thoughts in the Debate about ISIS in Iraq.”Formerly incarcerated women rally in Washington DC. Incarceration rates for women have increased by 400% over ten years, for Black women it is 800%. Our guest is Andrea James founder of Families for Justice as Healing and leader of the June 21st Free Her Rally.The world wide debate heats up on what to... Topics: Prostitution, Sex Work, female incarceration, Iraq
Edge of Chaos is a free-flowing political discussion occasionally touching on mature topics. In this episode we discuss the prison-industrial complex and branch out into a discussion of structural reform of the American government as a whole. Topics: politics, economics, prison, incarceration, news, opinion, commentary
M-9 (ONE STEP BEYOND 5/13/90) This program sets forth disturbing plans the U.S. national security establishment has for the mass incarceration of black Americans. Topics: Rex 84, Martial Law, Mass Incarceration
Interference Archivewww.interferencearchive.org2 October 2014Shattering Captivity: Struggles of Incarcerated People Against Solitary Confinement, Control Units, and Communication Management UnitsAs part of Self-Determination Inside/ Out, Interference Archive brings together people and family members of people formerly incarcerated in isolation for Shattering Captivity: Struggles of Incarcerated People Against Solitary Confinement, Control Units, and Communication Management Units. This spirited... Topics: mass incarceration, prison, jail, shu, racism, prison industrial complex, police brutality,...
On today's show we'll feature a one-hour special on women and mass incarceration. We'll hear from an academic, a judge, and a former cop. Dr. Carl Hart will explain how the war on drugs aimed at women and mothers is based on bad science. Judge Pamela Alexander will shed light on racist drug sentencing disparities. And Jack Cole, founding member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition will explain the role of police in the war on drugs. Topics: women, mass incarceration, mothers, judge, drugs, police
Today Emily shares statistics about those most effected by the criminal justice system. She talks about the implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act and resources available. Topics: prea, sexual assault, rape, vword, incarceration
Welcome to Sojourner Truth, thank you for staying with us. Today, police terrorism, mass incarceration and the criminal justice system. This past weekend progressive thinkers, leaders and activists met in New York City for the 2014 Left Forum. We bring you a panel discussion from the Forum led by Pittsburgh based rapper Jasiri X. Why are some many young men of color made targets by the police? What can be done in the face of state sponsored violence? Panelists include Ron Davis-father... Topics: Police, Prison, Mass Incarceration, Police Brutality
A podcast conversation with four ex-convicts — Azan Reid, Unique Ismail, Douglas Benton, and Marselle Felton — and Pastor Bruce Wall of the Global Ministries Christian Church about the effects of incarceration. Topics: prison, Boston, incarceration, reform, drugs, crime
Why Are Women In Prison?: The Politics of Risk Left Forum 2014 Glenn E. Martin JustLeadershipUSA Vikki Law Author Resistance Behind Bars The Struggles Of Incarcerated Women Maya Schenwar Author Locked Down, Locked Out Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better Moderated by Leslie Thatcher is the Content Relations Editor for Truthout.org. Truthout.org In discussions about prison reform and decarceration, how does the concept of "risk" influence who goes to prison and for how... Topics: prison, prisons, incarceration, racism, sexism, feminism, feminist, prison abolition, abolitionist,...
In a shock to prison officials, the numbers of participants in the California prisoners strike grows daily beyond expectations. They are demanding an end to torture and other abuse. Topics: Pelican Bay Prison, mass incarceration, Prisoner Rights, hunger strike
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NO! THESE MURDERS BY POLICE MUST STOP â NOW!! Eric Garner... Michael Brownâ¦Freddie Grayâ¦ Rekia Boydâ¦ Andy Lopezâ¦Tamir Rice One after another â and so many others, precious Black and Brown lives â victims of police murder. We think of their faces, and furiously ache for justice. Over 1000 people a year killed by police â yet since 2005, less than... Topics: Police brutality, police murders, black lives matter, mass incarceration
Gabriel London, filmmaker, talks with Pamela Powell of Reel Honest Reviews and WKCC's The Reel Focus about his new film THE MIND OF MARK DEFRIEST Topics: movie, Gabriel London, Mark DeFriest, Schizophrenia, mental illness, incarceration
We first met Jeff in 2008, for an interview in New York as he was beginning to rebuild his life after 17 years of wrongful incarceration. He has launched a nonprofit and so much more! Find out what all he has accomplished, some surprisings stats on DNA evidence, and please make a contribution! Topics: food&leisure, innocence, beachwalks, deskovic, wrongful incarceration, nonprofit, activism,...
March 8th, 2012 FORUM & DISCUSSION Mass Incarceration in the Margins Women, Trans & the Prison Industrial Complex Tanisha Douglas, Sonni Farrow, Victoria Law, Tina Reynolds & Laura Whitehorn Many statistics and conversations alike about prisons, seem to present a uniform image of prison populations. If one were to believe the contrived image created by our contemporary culture about prisons, through television shows and corporate media, it would seem as if all prisoners were... Topics: prison, prisons, incarceration, racism, sexism, feminism, feminist, prison abolition, abolitionist,...
Steps Toward Prison Abolition: A Strategic Conversation13 November 2014Interference ArchiveBrooklyn, NYAs part of Self-Determination Inside/Out, Milk Not Jails and RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison) host this informal discussion about the different political strategies organizers and activists embrace in the fight for prison abolition.What have people dedicated to abolishing the whole prison industrial complex discovered through education, advocacy and lobbying? What is working and not... Topics: mass incarceration, prison, jail, shu, racism, prison industrial complex, police brutality,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Poverty, Racism & Policing, Mass Incarceration, Resistance and Social Transformation featuring Christopher Hedges, author of twelve books, including the best seller âDays of Destruction, Days of Revolt,â New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, recipient of Amnesty International âs Global Award for Human Rights Journalism, Truthdig columnist, educator... Topics: Prisoners rights, mass incarceration, Christopher Hedges, prisons New Jersey
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, February 6, 2012, 7- 9 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, human rights activist, litigator, best-selling author Racism is rampant. The Mayorâs, the NYPDâs policing policies and practices, that resulted in the killing of an unarmed Rahmarley Graham, 18 years... Topics: New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
On today's show we'll feature a one-hour special on women and mass incarceration. We'll hear from an academic, a judge, and a former cop. Dr. Carl Hart will explain how the war on drugs aimed at women and mothers is based on bad science. Judge Pamela Alexander will shed light on racist drug sentencing disparities. And Jack Cole, founding member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition will explain the role of police in the war on drugs. Topics: drugs, mass, incarceration, women, mothers, judge, police, war
Migration, Race, and the Carceral State 1 March 2012 CUNY Graduate Center, NYC Co-sponsored by the POLICED Seminar The post 9/11 era has drawn increased attention to the ways that immigrant communities are policed, surveilled, criminalized, racialized, and imprisoned. These practices, however, have long histories within both immigrant and native born communities in the United States for whom citizenship has always been constrained. How has the intensification of policing within immigrant... Topics: police, prisons, incarceration, prison, immigration, immigrant, migration, prison industrial complex
Project WHAT, We’re Here and Talking, a new initiative giving voice to the children of incarcerated parents. We speak to Amanda Alexander, Soros Justice Fellow and Director of the Prison & Family Justice Project at University of Michigan Law School about her work helping a too often neglected part of society. And, another edition of Sojourner Goes to the Movies with S. Pearl Sharp. This week the PBS documentary“15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story” The United States is the only... Topics: Project WHAT, Detroit, 15 to Life, child incarceration
Norris Henderson, long time activist and advocate for ex-offenders, talks about the difficulties facing people after being released from prison, and the programs and efforts to help them make the transition. He also discusses the role politics and other agendas play in the perpetuation of obstacles and prejudices facing ex-ofenders. Topics: ex-offenders, V.O.T.E., incarceration, New Orleans, Louisiana, Angola, prisons, rehabilitation
BANNED IN BOSTON - November 21, 2013 - Guests: Kelly Chudler, Nina Leoni, Cora Segal. Topics: The origin and mission of Boston Feminists for Liberation, intersectionality and the BFL-organized March Against Mass Incarceration scheduled for December 5th. Music: Black Lodge Singers, Absinthe Rose, "Arabic Alphabet Song," Coptic Hymn "Hos Erouf." Host: John Stephen Dwyer. Topics: Boston Feminists for Liberation, feminism, mass incarceration, Lycu Parsons Center
The Many Faces of Imprisonment 26 April 2010 Bluestockings Bookstore 172 Allen Street, NYC http://www.bluestockings.com/ What does mass incarceration have to do with immigrant detention and the War on Terror? How are these all different names of the same repression? Join Laura Whitehorn (former political prisoner and editor of The War Before by Safiya Bukhari), Victoria Law (author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women), Jeanne Theoharis (Professor of Political Science... Topics: incarceration, prison, bluestockings, whitehorn, law, Theoharis, Peterson, Ragbir
** For # 377-378, see New World Notes 161 and 162 ("Renegades"). ** #379 = 30-minute radio program for June 9, 2015. Two short talks by journalist/essayist CHRIS HEDGES on the bad effects of empire at home. As empires buckle under their own weight, the harsh measures of control they use to subjugate countries abroad are turned on their own citizens. We see the evidence all around us: government spying on every citizen, economic plunder, militarized police, trumped-up charges against... Topics: Chris Hedges, empire, imperialism, civil liberties, incarceration, capitalism
Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better2 December 2014Bluestockings BooksNYCWith Maya Schenwar and Laura WhitehornLocked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better looks at how prison tears families and communities apart, creating a rippling effect that touches every corner of our society. Through the stories of prisoners and their families, as well as her own family’s experience of her sister’s incarceration, Schenwar shows how... Topics: mass incarceration, prison, jail, shu, racism, prison industrial complex, police brutality,...
Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better 2 December 2014 Bluestockings Books NYC With Maya Schenwar and Laura Whitehorn Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better looks at how prison tears families and communities apart, creating a rippling effect that touches every corner of our society. Through the stories of prisoners and their families, as well as her own family’s experience of her sister’s incarceration, Schenwar shows... Topics: mass incarceration, prison, jail, shu, racism, prison industrial complex, police brutality,...
Interference Archivewww.interferencearchive.orgFilm screening: Out in the Night as part of the Self Determination Inside/Out seriesSaturday November 15, 2014Join Terrain Dandridge, Patreese Johnson, and Renata Hill of the New Jersey 4 for a screening of Out in the Night.Out in the Night is a documentary that tells the story of a group of young friends, African American lesbians from Newark, who were out one night in 2006, in the gay friendly West Village in New York City, when they were... Topics: prison, jail, incarceration, racism, sexism, homophobia, lgbt, gay, lesbian, homosexual, queer,...